Public Special Event
This Saturday is National Astronomy Day. In recognition of this day, the Arthur Pursell Observatory will be open to the public from 7:30 to 10:30 PM. Club members will have their telescopes available for attendees to look through.
The program will start at 8:00 PM SHARP in the Stan Manro Astro Physics Center.… Read the rest
Monday night, April 14th, there will be a Total Eclipse of the Moon. An eclipse of the moon happens when the Moon passes through the Earth’s shadow. This event is sometimes called a Blood Moon. During totality the color of the moon will appear “blood red.” This effect is caused by the sun’s rays passing through the Earth’s atmosphere at the edge of the Earth.… Read the rest